Rescheduled AGM – 5 April at 6:30 pm

Hello all, Due to a scheduling mistake by yours truly, we have rescheduled our AGM to Tuesday, 5 April at 6:30 pm in room AC213. As well as electing a new slate of officers for 2016-17, we will also be ratifying a new constitution for the society. I have attached a copy of both the old one and the new one for your review. Committee roles are outlined in the attached constitution, please consider taking a move active role in your Society. Not only is it fun and challenging, it looks great on a CV too!

ArchSoc Photo-Quiz Competition Winner!!

Congratulations to Jacopo Allio who is the overall winner of our 2015-16 competition. Well done also to those who had multiple correct entries: Honours Roll (in no particular order) Jacopo Allio (overall winner) Marie Moran Casey Chung Olga Bolbocean Christine Marshall Sally McHugh Jordan Markey  Louise Walker  Srinivasan Arumugam Jonathan Kelly  David O’Shea Nia Dunne Frazer Stephen Tumulty Patricia O’Mahony Well Done!! The answer to the last quiz was “ The Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali”. Thank you all for participating and we hope you enjoyed our weekly brain teasers. Your feedback is very important to us. Email your comments and  recommendations to photocomp@archaeological.space —  ArchSoc  

Scientific Approaches to Social Archaeology: Using isotopes and aDNA to investigate the remains from Roughan Hill.

Scientific Approaches to Social Archaeology: Using isotopes and aDNA to investigate the remains from Roughan Hill. An NUIG Society Lecture by Dr Ros Ó Maoldúin. At 7.30pm on  Tuesday  15th  March, 2016. In AC 213 (Geography Dept., Main Concourse, NUIG) Social afterwards at the Sliding Rock Pub 🙂  

Careers in Archaeology with Josephine Walsh

Tuesday, March 1st 2016 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM In AC213  Main Concourse Building NUIG Nearly done your degree? Trying to decide what subjects to keep? Looking for your next step in life? Come hear Josephine Walsh of the Careers Centre explain what sorts of job opportunities are available with an archaeology degree and feel better (or slightly less panicky, let’s face it!) about stepping out into the real world. There will be a question and answer period for the curious! https://www.facebook.com/events/1641932042735620/ NUIG ArchSOC Facebook Page

Careers in Archaeology with Josephine Walsh

Tuesday, March 1st 2016 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM In AC213  Main Concourse Building NUIG Nearly done your degree? Trying to decide what subjects to keep? Looking for your next step in life? Come hear Josephine Walsh of the Careers Centre explain what sorts of job opportunities are available with an archaeology degree and feel better (or slightly less panicky, let’s face it!) about stepping out into the real world. There will be a question and answer period for the curious! NUIG ArchSOC Facebook Page

Guest Lecture: “Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Storytelling”

“Experimental Archaeology: Making, Understanding, Storytelling” A Guest Lecture by Professor Aidan O’Sullivan MIAI, FSA, Associate Professor in Archaeology, UCD School of Archaeology. Director: UCD Centre for Experimental Archaeology and Material Culture Wednesday the 24th of February 7pm to 9pm in AM214,  SIOBHAN MCKENNA THEATRE (Arts Millennium Building) NUIG